Dietetics (M.S.)

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
  2. Completion of the on-campus undergraduate Buffalo State Dietitian Education Program or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credential (copy of CDR card)
  3. A written statement describing the applicant’s interest and experience in the field. The recommended length for the letter of intent is two to three pages.
  4. Official transcript
  5. Resume
  6. Interview

Program Requirements

Required Courses
NFS 605CURRENT TRENDS IN NUTRITION3
HEW 605EPIDEMIOLOGY3
NFS 607EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND DIABETES PREVENTION AND TREATMENT3
NFS 609EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN ADVANCED MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY3
NFS 612NUTRITION COUNSELING3
PSM 601PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR MATH AND SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS3
NFS 689METHODS OF NUTRITIONAL RESEARCH3
NFS 690MASTER'S PROJECT3
Electives6
Total Credit Hours30